January 2021 training

I haven’t done a monthly training summary for quite some time, and thought that January was a good time to start. It’s been quite a good month really, even though I had one very bad week in the middle. Miles: 87.14No of runs: 16Strength sessions: 7 There have been lots of early morning frosty and... Continue Reading →

2020 A running year in review

This time last year I’d set four aims for 2020 (you can read the post here), they were: Long runs - increase the length of comfortable long runsWeight - get rid of itPace - get quickerUpper body strength - improve I have achieved each of these to some extent - the weight one is not... Continue Reading →

5k timed effort and sad times

I’ve struggled over the last few weeks. Not particularly with running, but everything else including the pressure of making sure others are OK for a very different Christmas. The training plan. I completed the plan, and added an extra week on to the end with a few more sessions. Each week had an interval run,... Continue Reading →

A change of routine

It has been a busy but good few weeks, both running and life. I’m very grateful that this has been the case and know that isn’t the same for lots of people. I am still following the plan, and am currently on week 8, which is supposed to be the last week. However I have... Continue Reading →

Speed training plan progress

I’ve now been following a plan to try and increase my pace over short distance for a few weeks and I’m quite enjoying it. It’s only an 8 week plan, which to me feels doable, hopefully long enough to have an impact, but short enough to stick to. In my last post I’d put what... Continue Reading →

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